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[Tutorial] How to flash a Mediatek (MTK) Android phone firmware in .bin format using Miracle Box

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(This post was last modified: 07-08-2017, 08:17 PM by hovatek. )

This guide is for flashing firmware to Mediatek (MTK) Android phones.

Note


Requirements


See the video tutorial below or @ https://youtu.be/pBPWlSpcp28




Steps to flash a .bin firmware to a Mediatek (MTK) phone using Miracle Box


  1. Extract the Miracle Box zip into a folder and launch Miracle loader exe

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-backup-or-dump-a-Mediatek...-Box-0.jpg]

  2. Wait till Miracle Box opens to the Dashboard

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-1.jpg]

  3. Click the MTK Tab

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-2.jpg]

  4. Tick Write

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-3.jpg]

  5. Select the phone's chipset from the dropdown menu

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-4.jpg]

  6. Click the folder icon

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-5.jpg]

  7. In the window that pops up, select the firmware for the phone model (in .bin format) and click Open

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-6.jpg]

  8. Click the Start button

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-7.jpg]

  9. Switch off the phone (with a charged battery inside) then connect it to the PC via USB cord. Miracle Box should detect the phone

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-8.jpg]

  10. Miracle box should begin flashing the firmware, wait till it gets to 100%

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-9.jpg]

  11. Once it gets to 100%, close Miracle box and disconnect the phone

    [Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...Box-10.jpg]



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#2
Awesome. Pls does this requires Flashing box
Or any other additional hardware.? Huh
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#3
(07-08-2016, 12:11 AM)Sale babaji Wrote: Awesome. Pls does this requires Flashing box
Or any other additional hardware.? Huh

NO it doesn't require any other hardware.

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#4
(07-07-2016, 01:28 PM)hovatek Wrote: This guide is for flashing firmware to Mediatek (MTK) Android phones.

Requirements

* Download Miracle Box @ https://hovatek.com/redirect.php?link=ht...t=download
* PC
* USB cord
* Manually install Mediatek VCOM drivers (see https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-440.html )
* Download the firmware for the phone model you are trying to flash or backup a working phone of the same model using https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html

Procedure

See the video tutorial below or @ https://youtu.be/pBPWlSpcp28





1. Extract the Miracle Box zip into a folder and launch Miracle loader exe

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-backup-or-dump-a-Mediatek...-Box-0.jpg]

2. Wait till Miracle Box opens to the Dashboard

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-1.jpg]

3. Click the MTK Tab

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-2.jpg]

4. Tick Write

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-3.jpg]

5. Select the phone's chipset from the dropdown menu

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-4.jpg]

6. Click the folder icon

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-5.jpg]

7. In the window that pops up, select the firmware for the phone model (in .bin format) and click Open

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-6.jpg]

8. Click the Start button

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-7.jpg]

9. Switch off the phone (with a charged battery inside) then connect it to the PC via USB cord. Miracle Box should detect the phone

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-8.jpg]

10. Miracle box should begin flashing the firmware, wait till it gets to 100%

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-9.jpg]

11. Once it gets to 100%, close Miracle box and disconnect the ph




THere are 4 different .bin files in the extracted firmware, which one is to be selected please?
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(07-13-2016, 11:21 PM)lakunle1love Wrote:
(07-07-2016, 01:28 PM)hovatek Wrote: This guide is for flashing firmware to Mediatek (MTK) Android phones.

Requirements

* Download Miracle Box @ https://hovatek.com/redirect.php?link=ht...t=download
* PC
* USB cord
* Manually install Mediatek VCOM drivers (see https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-440.html )
* Download the firmware for the phone model you are trying to flash or backup a working phone of the same model using https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-13347.html

Procedure

See the video tutorial below or @ https://youtu.be/pBPWlSpcp28





1. Extract the Miracle Box zip into a folder and launch Miracle loader exe

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-backup-or-dump-a-Mediatek...-Box-0.jpg]

2. Wait till Miracle Box opens to the Dashboard

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-1.jpg]

3. Click the MTK Tab

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-2.jpg]

4. Tick Write

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-3.jpg]

5. Select the phone's chipset from the dropdown menu

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-4.jpg]

6. Click the folder icon

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-5.jpg]

7. In the window that pops up, select the firmware for the phone model (in .bin format) and click Open

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-6.jpg]

8. Click the Start button

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-7.jpg]

9. Switch off the phone (with a charged battery inside) then connect it to the PC via USB cord. Miracle Box should detect the phone

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-8.jpg]

10. Miracle box should begin flashing the firmware, wait till it gets to 100%

[Image: Hovatek-How-to-flash-a-mediatek-Android-...-Box-9.jpg]

11. Once it gets to 100%, close Miracle box and disconnect the ph




THere are 4 different .bin files in the extracted firmware, which one is to be selected please?
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#6
or will i rename the firmware that is in .zip to .bin?
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#7
please how to use miracle box to fine flash firmware online ?
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#8
(07-14-2016, 11:43 AM)lakunle1love Wrote: or will i rename the firmware that is in .zip to .bin?

Create a thread and attach screenshots of the files your got after backup using miracle box or attach them here
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(07-15-2016, 01:53 PM)temronis Wrote: please how to use miracle box to fine flash firmware online ?

Have you read the guide written above?
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#10
I flashed my wiko sunset 2 with a wrong firmware and ended up bricking it.now it wont come back to life.nosigns of life. can miracle box help in this situation?
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